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Better food through better data communication

Vast amounts of data are being collected on Canada’s farms through the advent of precision agriculture technology and the Internet of Things (IOT).

Robotic weeders coming to a farm near you?

The growing popularity of robotic weeders for vegetable crops has grown partly out of necessity, says Steven Fennimore, an extension specialist at the University of California, Davis.

Excitement building for Canada’s agriculture day

Canadians are once again gearing up to celebrate their pride and passion for an industry that puts food on tables across this country and around the world every day.
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Potato pest workshops being held in Alberta

There are a number of pests that affect potatoes in Alberta every year, to varying levels of severity, depending on the year, the type and market of potatoes, as well as the location.

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, in partnership with the Potato Growers of Alberta, has organized a series of workshops for fresh/table, seed and processing potato growers in Alberta. Participants will receive information on a number of pests (insects, diseases, weeds) and their impact, identification and management in various types of potatoes. Expert speakers have been brought in (live or pre-recorded) from across North America.
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Season Extension = Sustainable Farming

January 29, 2018
Location: Webinar
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Pricing Principles – Grande Prairie

January 30, 2018
Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta
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Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention

January 30 – February 1, 2018
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
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2018 Ontario Processing Vegetable Conference

January 31 – February 1, 2018
Location: London, Ontario
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